CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WV Information) — A 30-year-old Stonewood man was sentenced to dwelling incarceration for fleeing with reckless indifference and third-offense driving on a license suspended or revoked for DUI.
Christopher Linn Watson II acquired the choice sentence grant as a result of he did not have a previous felony conviction and the plan in place to handle his substance abuse downside with intensive outpatient remedy, maybe by way of Grownup Drug Court docket.
Harrison Circuit Choose Christopher J. McCarthy imposed sentence after protection legal professional Ryan Shreve requested the choice. Assistant Prosecutor Andrea Roberts made no sentencing suggestion as a part of the plea deal.
Watson admitted fleeing Dec. 2, 2019, on U.S. 50 from Clarksburg Patrol Officer Brandon Kirkpatrick and Harrison Deputy Steven Secreto.
Kirkpatrick “tried to drag me over and I didn’t cease,” Watson stated. “I made a horrible choice. I used to be scared as a result of I assumed I used to be entering into bother for an altercation that occurred earlier than. It was a foul choice on my half, and I apologize to the court docket and the cop. I wasn’t in my proper thoughts.”
Watson additionally admitted his operator’s license was suspended in 2017 for a DUI. He then was convicted of driving on a license suspended or revoked for DUI Nov. 8, 2018, and July 31, 2019, each in Harrison County Justice of the Peace Court docket. He didn’t have his license again on the time of his Dec. 2, 2019, flight.
— Sierra Rachelle Shumate, 22, of Stonewood, has been charged with possession with intent to ship methamphetamine by Clarksburg Police Sgt. Laura McGlone.
Shumate was charged following a site visitors cease on Coolidge Avenue.
McGlone and police canine Ion seized over 25 grams of presumed crystal meth, two smaller wax-type luggage with an unknown substance, empty baggies and a considerable amount of money, the prison grievance alleged.